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The GP Show

Welcome to The Gp Show podcast "libsyn directory" page!  Please visit my full website; that includes podcasts, the podcast notes with resources, a clinicians bookshelf split into the lifestyle and medical domains with a growing library of online resources (for patients and health professionals) including handouts, courses, apps, books, podcasts and more.

Join me, Dr Sam Manger MD, for real and in-depth conversations with guests, experts and advocates from around the world sharing knowledge, stories, insight and experience on a variety of health-related topics.  This podcast is specifically designed-with-love for health professionals and anybody else interested in health, science and medicine.

Please note: the Information on this site and in these podcasts is designed for informational purposes only and does not replace the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician and is not intended as medical advice. This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you saw or read on The GP Show Podcast and related pages. Always practice within your level of professional capabilities and scope of practice. This podcast does not give you the right to practice beyond your training.

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Enjoy and thank you for listening. 

Feb 6, 2019

Dr Darren Morton's keen interest in optimising human functioning led him to complete a Masters and PhD degree in Human Physiology. To date, he is the author of three books and over 50 publications in scientific and medical journals. He is a lead researcher in the Lifestyle Research Centre at Avondale, where he supervises several PhD students and is on the editorial board of the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine.

His latest creation is The Lift Project which incorporates evidence-based strategies from Lifestyle Medicine and Positive Psychology for improving emotional health and wellbeing. (use the code "thegpshow" to get 20% off - give it out to your patients!)


Today we discuss "prescribing happiness":


- How do you define happiness?  

- Why do we need to start this conversation + benefits of happiness?

- How much of happiness is determined by genes vs what we can actually improve?

- How to prescribe happiness - positive psychology, motion, food, sleep, relationships, giving, gratitude, nature time

- Practical tips " how to start the conversation about happiness with a patient?"

- Resources and The LIFT project


If you are interested in the lifestyle medicine movement and want to be apart of it = use the code "TheGPShow" at the checkout to get $110/50% off your first year of membership with the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

Code: TheGPShow (not case-sensitive)


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As always - Rating 5 stars +/- a review on iTunes is a great help 


Conflicts of Interest: Darren obviously profits from The LIFT project.  The GP Show has no affiliation.


Enjoy Friends